|Glass door busted, cigarette cartons stolen at Sudden’s |
|Posted: Friday, January 25, 2013 12:00 pm |
|Martin police are searching for the person or persons responsible for breaking into a local convenience store and stealing cigarettes. |
The incident began about 2:45 a.m. on Monday when Sgt. John Miller responded to an alarm at Sudden Service Station.
Miller arrived at the store, located at 509 N. Lindell St., and found the front glass door broken out, according to an incident report. A rock was lying inside the door, and Miller also several broken beer bottles lying inside.
Store owner Paresh Gandhi told police he was missing about 12 cartons of Newport cigarettes valued at $584.28 and about five cartons of Pall Mall menthol cigarettes valued at $164.95, according to the report. Two cartons were missing from behind the cash register and 10 cartons were missing from a back wall, Gandhi told police.
The five quart-sized Bud Light bottles broken just inside the front door were valued at $13.45 and were believed to be the only beer products missing from the store.
Damage to the broken glass on the front door was valued at $600, according to the report.
In other news from Martin police:
• Martin resident Anthony Taylor, 43, was charged Jan. 17 with possession/sale of prohibited weapons by a convicted felon. He is being held at the Weakley County Detention Center, according to a press release.
Published in The WCP 1.24.13